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First Sundays For Roger Federer At Roland Garros

First Sundays For Roger Federer At Roland Garros

May. 23 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Roger Federer has a bit of a hate, not-hate-as-much attitude toward the first Sunday start to the French Open. The 2015 tournament marks the third year in a row that Federer will play in the opening Sunday session...

Virginia Tech, Princeton Among College Tennis Programs Greatly Benefiting From PlaySight Technology

Virginia Tech, Princeton Among College Tennis Programs Greatly Benefiting From PlaySight Technology

May. 19 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Virginia Tech men’s tennis coach Jim Thompson didn’t hesitate for a second when he was asked how the installation of PlaySight video and analytic technology at his tennis courts in Blacksburg has affected...

No-Ad Scoring In College Tennis – A Perspective From 1988

No-Ad Scoring In College Tennis – A Perspective From 1988

May. 7 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Much of the current talk of college tennis in the United States is about formats – a subject that is passionately debated among coaches, players, athletic directors, fans and observers of the sport. Should the...

Why John McEnroe Thinks No Linespeople Is Good For Tennis

Why John McEnroe Thinks No Linespeople Is Good For Tennis

Apr. 1 | by Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   John McEnroe thinks getting rid of linespeople in tennis is a good thing. “Tell me something else new” you might respond sarcastically. The three-time Wimbledon champion and the most famous linesperson and...

Andre Agassi Looking Forward To Ground-Breaking, “Hawk-Eye Only” PowerShares Series Opener In Salt Lake City Tuesday

Andre Agassi Looking Forward To Ground-Breaking, “Hawk-Eye Only” PowerShares Series Opener In Salt Lake City Tuesday

Mar. 21 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Andre Agassi has played a lot of tennis matches in his career, but he will not play in one anything like the one he will play at the Huntsman Center at the University of Utah on Tuesday night in Salt Lake City. In...

Pete Sampras Talks About 33-Year-Old Roger Federer In Advance of ’15 PowerShares Series Season

Pete Sampras Talks About 33-Year-Old Roger Federer In Advance of ’15 PowerShares Series Season

Mar. 15 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   In advance of playing on the 2015 PowerShares Series champions tennis circuit where he will debut in Los Angeles at the Galen Center at USC on March 25, Pete Sampras has been doing the rounds promoting his upcoming...

Brothers vs. Brothers in a USA vs. Britain Davis Cup? It’s Happened Before….

Brothers vs. Brothers in a USA vs. Britain Davis Cup? It’s Happened Before….

Mar. 2 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   There is much anticipation of a potential match between brothers – the Bryan Brothers vs. the Murray Brothers – this week as the USA takes on Great Britain in the Davis Cup first round in Glasgow, Scotland....

Sampras Tips Djokovic To Win Australian Open

Sampras Tips Djokovic To Win Australian Open

Jan. 26 | by Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Who is the pick of Pete Sampras to win the 2015 Australian Open men’s singles title? Sampras was posed the question Monday morning on CBC Radio in Vancouver, Canada, appearing to promote his appearance at the...

Harvard To Be Proposed Site For Olympic Tennis In Boston 2024 Olympic Bid

Harvard To Be Proposed Site For Olympic Tennis In Boston 2024 Olympic Bid

Jan. 22 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   The tennis courts at Harvard University is the proposed site for Olympic Tennis in Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, it was revealed Wednesday. The U.S. Olympic Committee chose Boston as the official...

The Virality of Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic in India and the IPTL

The Virality of Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic in India and the IPTL

Dec. 8 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Maybe it is just because it is Roger Federer. Or Roger Federer playing Novak Djokovic. Or Roger Federer playing Novak Djokovic in the new curiosity in tennis, the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL). Or...

Roger Federer’s First-Ever ATP Singles Match Victory

Roger Federer’s First-Ever ATP Singles Match Victory

Sep. 30 | by Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   The date September 30, 1998 is a hallmark day on the calendar in the career of Roger Federer. It was the day when the future all-time great in tennis history won his first main draw match on the ATP Tour. The...

A Laundry List of Firsts For 2014 U.S. Open Champion Marin Cilic

A Laundry List of Firsts For 2014 U.S. Open Champion Marin Cilic

Sep. 9 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Marin Cilic did a few thing he had never done before at the 2014 U.S. Open. It started in a sparsely-attended round of 16 match on Louis Armstrong Stadium on Tuesday, September 2 when Cilic broke through to beat...